National Press Club

Professor Levoy plans NPC speech on Google Glass, future of photography, May 12, noon

April 30, 2014 | By Al Teich |

Photo/Image: Chris Chabot

The use of Google Glass and the future of photographer is the expected topic of a speech by Stanford University Professor Marc Levoy at the National Press Club on May 12 at noon in the NPC's Conference Rooms.

This event requires registration through Eventbrite. It's open to the public, free to Press Club members and one guest each; general admission for non-members is $5. Club members need to log in on that page with member number to get the member-discount code.

Levoy is professor of computer science with a joint appointment in the Department of Electrical Engineering. He teaches computer graphics, digital photography and the science of art. He has also been involved in many projects at Google, including Google Street View and the Google book scanner. He took a leave of absence from Stanford in 2011-13 to pursue work at Google, including on Google Glass.

Levoy is also an accomplished photographer and an experienced user of Google Glass. Speaking as an individual and not a representative of Google, he will talk about "Google Glass and the Future of Photography."

For more information about Levoy, see his Stanford website.